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Free Toy Knitting Patterns Are Fun to Make and Play With

Knit handmade toys and doll clothing for holiday gifts or to brighten up a blustery fall day. The Checkerboard Doll Pullover Pattern is a classic pattern for the cool autumn months.

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Candy Kisses
A tiny popcorn stitch creates the elegant texture of this sweet fashion doll dress. Complete the outfit with a matching hat and parasol. Size: 11 1/2" fashion doll.

Skill Level: Advanced
Designed by
Thelma Jean Young
Checkerboard Doll Pullover
Practice a slip-stitch check pattern and use up some of your stash to create a little sweater for a favorite doll or bear. Size: 18" doll.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Edie Eckman
Elephant Baby Toy
Entertain a wee one with a tiny treasure that's easily made with self-striping yarn. This e-pattern was originally published in the May 2011 issue of Creative Knitting magazine.

Size: About 7" tall. Made with super-fine (sock) weight yarn and size 1 (2mm) set of 4 double-pointed or circular needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Nancy Anderson
Fat Cat
Bulky yarn and big needles make this huggable cat quick to knit. Size: Approx 14" tall.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Michele P. Wilcox
Flopsy Rabbit
Knit up this darling little rabbit for springtime decorating or gift giving. Size: Approx 11" x 6" (excluding tail).

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Michele Wilcox
For the Playground
Quick-to-make toys make great gifts for kids. Jump Rope size: 72 inches long, including handles (appx)

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lois S. Young
Game Pillow
Enjoy a challenging game of checkers or a quick game of tic-tac-toe with this reversible game pillow. Size: 20" square.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Designed by
Fran Marlin
Garter -Stitch Doll Suit
Any doll will look stunning in this simple suit made with colorful blocks of garter stitch. It's a great way to use odd balls of yarn. Size: 18" doll.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Edie Eckman
Giles the Giraffe
Start stitching this sweet giraffe today. All you have to do is sign up and download this free pattern! Be sure to use safety eyes or embroidery for children 3 or younger. Kids of all ages will love this cuddly knit toy.

Size: 18" tall. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and size 5 (3.75mm) 40" circular and double-point needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Rebecca Danger
Happy Critters
These safe and cuddly stuffed toys are based on old-time sock toys. Use leftovers from a child's favorite sweater for each friend. Size: Approx 9" (11") high.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
E. J. Slayton
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Free Toy Knitting Patterns and Ideas

All children love receiving new toys, and most children are just as happy receiving a handmade toy as they are when they receive a store-bought one. Have you purchased an expensive toy for your child or grandchild, only to watch them play with the packaging more than with the toy itself? Why not make a toy for your child or grandchild with one of the designs in this collection of free knitting patterns? Whether your child likes stuffed animals, dolls or even games, you'll find a design that's sure to work and you'll have fun making it.

As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, kids will spend more time inside. That's the perfect time to knit them small toys or start creating toys as holiday gifts. From blocks to balls, even bath toys, we have plenty of options for you to choose from. Your kids or grandkids will get a kick out of the Accessorize Your Snowman Pattern. You can knit them a carrot nose and other accessories for their own Frosty. It's a hilariously fun use of your knitting skills.

We also have a selection of adorable doll clothes. Create Barbie clothes or outfits for 18-inch blush dolls. You can even dress up a teddy bear in a cute sweater. Doll clothes can get really pricey, but handknit clothes are a great alternative. You can even knit doll clothes with matching clothes for the little girl! She'll love feeling like a bobsey twin with her doll.

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